Keystone Media Awards – Professional

Keystone Media Awards – Professional


Awards will be presented Oct. 12


Harrisburg, PA


Teresa Shaak




The Keystone Media Awards – formerly called the Keystone Press Awards before merging with the PAPME Media Awards in 2020 – reinforce excellence by individuals in the news media profession, by recognizing journalism that consistently provides relevance, integrity, and initiative in serving readers and audiences, and faithfully fulfills its First Amendment rights/responsibilities. Further, the Keystone Media Awards stimulate journalists to improve their craft and ultimately improve their community.

Check back in the fall for the 2023 contest rules!

Congratulations to the 2022 Professional Keystone Media Award Winners!

View the winners lists

Awards will be presented during the Keystone Media Awards  Brunch beginning at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, October 12, 2022, in conjunction with the News Media Business Summit at the Sheraton Hershey Harrisburg Hotel, located at 4650 Lindle Road, Harrisburg, PA  17111.

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PLEASE NOTE: The PNA Foundation will supply plaques with certificates to all winners in attendance at the awards brunch. After the awards brunch, certificates for winners not in attendance will be mailed, at no charge, to the news organization where the award was won. Those unable to attend the awards brunch may purchase plaques for their certificates by completing and emailing the Plaque Order Form below to

Plaque Order Form

Shipped plaques will not include certificates (sent separately to news organizations). Take advantage of special discounted pricing by ordering plaques with your co-workers to be shipped to one address.

Any plaque order received prior to Oct. 12 will be processed following the awards brunch. For all orders, please allow two weeks from the time of receipt for processing.

IMPORTANT: Many factors affect the accurate release of winners lists, including judging delays and entry issues.  When entering the contest, please closely read and follow the contest rules. The announcement of winners is often delayed by links that are no longer active or available to judges because of password requirements, improper naming of entries and incomplete entry information. These affect the judging as well as the compilation of the final results. Your attention to detail allows for quicker judging and processing…and the exciting announcement of awards!

All entries were submitted online via the online contest system, BetterBNC.

2022 Keystone Media Awards Contest Rules

2022 Keystone Media Awards Categories

2022 Keystone Media Awards BROADCAST Categories


Questions? Email the PNA Foundation or phone 717-703-3003.

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